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of people are saying doing that at the u.n. was not part of the prime minister. megyn: here at home, israeli anxiety over their the nuclear program is becoming an election issue. many americans watching nervously as our closest ally faces the possibility of a hostile enemy and their doomsday weapon. the big question is did prime minister netanyahu effect the election with that speech yesterday. alan colmes as host of his show and chris plante is host of his show as well. do you think that benjamin netanyahu is trying to interfere with the election? >> it certainly seems like it, although i thought he moderated his comment yesterday. i very much appreciate the position of the president, as is everyone in the country. he also made it clear that the redline, if there was to be one, which he then drew, would be well into 2013 pass the presidential election. seemed to me that he kind of backed off his u.n. speech yesterday. on the other hand, he is talking not just to president obama, but as i understand it today, mitt romney, which is highly unusual, and he has made it very clear that mitt romne
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the terrorists who murdered four americans. >> homeland security chair congressman peter king is calling for u.n. ambassador susan rice to resign. king says she needs to pay the consequences for misleading americans about what happened in libya. wasting no time, obama administration officials and congressional democrats are coming to rice's defense, saying she went on the sunday talk shows and gave the "best information and best assessment that the administration had at the time." national security council spokesman tommy vitt just-released statement saying rice has done extraordinary work at the united nations and for the american people. the president appreciates the work she does every day and is looking forward to her continued work. congressman king is joining us now with his thoughts on all this. congressman king, thank you so much for joining us today. >> thank you. >> do you believe that ambassador rice is part of a deliberate cover-up to mislead the public on the events surrounding the attack in banghazi? >> ambassador rice was deliberate misleading the american people or showed a lack
on a proposed global tax on the rich. the u.n. general assembly plans to discuss a series of international taxes among the global taxes being considered a 1% tax on billionaires around the world and a fee taxed on to airline tickets. >>> rising concerns of flooding in connecticut where residents on the shoreline are using rowboats on flooded roads. many local businesses are already underway and it's a similar situation in midland, texas, where rescue workers are pulling stranded portists from - motorists from their cars. >>> the first presidential debate is four days away. the university of denver is making the final preps for the big night. right now both candidates will use part of this weekend to prepare. those are the top stories right now. back to you. >> peter, thank you very much. >> well, as calls for u.n. ambassador susan rice to resign surface in the republican ranks, democrats both in the obama administration and on the hill are coming to the ambassador's defense. molly hennenberg has the latest on this story. molly? >> congressman peter king, the republican chair of the house homelan
a film and each at the president's u.n. speech this week he highlighted this film through throughout this u.n. speech leading many to believe that the main issue is this youtube clip that seems relatively insignificant in the grand scheme of siblings charles krauthammer also had a similar take on this and he responded to that james clapper statement last night. take a listen. >> well, you read the dni -- dnr statement it's a cover your rump statement for the people they political end of this. you read this nonsense that the dni put out and you say is this what we're spending 50, $60 billion a year on to get intelligence? >> so, it's a slam on the intelligence community in that statement there. also, in the front page of the "new york times" this morning not exactly a right leaning newspaper saying shifting reports on libya may cost president obama. and politically looking at this sort of locked up place for him in a foreign policy debate. ben stein coming out yesterday saying he thinks this whole scandal could be worse than watergate because at the end of it people died. take a liste
dramatic speech at the u.n. he had a drawing and a red line and said if iran amasses that amount of enriched uranium which would be number to make a bomb we have to strike. would you and governor romney put the redline at the same place that netanyahu did. >> what we have said is a nuclear weapons capability is what we have to stop. we have to speak with credibility. that means a romney/ryan administration one of credibility where we don't establish daylight between our allies, especially israel. when we say what we are going to do it is believed. that is the issue here. the ayatollahs by virtue of the conduct don't believe the president. >> chris: but your red line is not any different than the president. >> the problem is it is built upon a million of noncredible actions. i have been in congress for a number of years and we he have been fighting for tough crippling sanctions on iran. the administration resisted us. tim geithner tried to stop us from doin doing this until overwhelming support when the administration came onboard. when we send the signals overseas the ayatollahs
the truth on what happened. >> greta: so u.n. ambassador rice resign? earlier former secretary of defense donald rumsfeld went on the secretary. mr. secretary, nice to see you, sir. >> thank you. good to be with you. >> greta: there are many calls for ambassador to the u.n., susan rice, to resign. she has the backup of the secretary of state and the president, but there are calls for her to resign after going on all the talk shows and pushing this youtube video as the reason, the cause. your thoughts, sir? >> well, that's really up to the president and ambassador as far as i'm concerned. i think that the president can nominate who he wants, and the senate confirmed her. and she's the ambassador while she's there. i watched the presentation. and i thought it was amazing that someone in her position would go on with that degree of certainty, that fast, and that authoritiatively and be that wrong. >> greta: do you think she was perhaps hung out to dry? i thought it was unusual that the ambassador of the u.n. would make that appearance after that event? i would have expected some other member
action. at the u.n. he used a prop to drive home his point. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> reporter: while some have accused the prime minister of pressuring the president to help gop nominee mitt romney, mr. netanyahu has said his actions are not tied to the u.s. political calendar. the white house downplays any friction between the two leaders and brushes aside criticism that there was no face-to-face meeting. >> the president has met with and spent time on the phone with prime minister netanyahu more than with any leader since he took office. and that is reflective of the importance of and the closeness of the relationship between the united states and israel. >> reporter: the white house would not say if the two leaders talked about the so-called red line, which of course is a key issue. and no specifics on how they will stop iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. but they did agree to "continue their regular consultations on this issue." wolf. >> dan lothian reporting from the whi
on collapse, he said. so diplomacy is taking center stage at the u.n. general assembly. the prime minister warning the world that iran must be given a red line, according to benben. if you missed this, here it is. >> where should a red line be drawn? a red line should be drawn right here. before -- before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment. >> jamie: but for all the sanctions and all the warnings, all these years, simple truths remain that the centrifuge in iran keep spinning and iran gets closer to possibly building the most powerful weapon we have ever seen on earth. where do we go from here? more on this with the former israeli ambassador to the united nations and a fox news contributor, ambassador, thank you very much for coming in. i know how passionate you are on about this top i think. when i hear the israeli finance minister say that iran is on the edge of collapse because of the sanctions, i think to myself: the people of iran, who may not be to blame for the fact that iran's leaders want potentially a new clear bomb, they will really suffer. could we see an upr
it's reprehensible for our ambassador to the u.n. to go on all networks and say -- and deny that. i mean, it flies in the face of the facts, and so i don't know what intelligence we had or what we didn't have, but i know that when you have that kind of operation, even the most casual observer knows that it is a terrorist attack. >> has the state department given you or the lawmakers information? >> as i'm sure you may have heard, we had the worst, most disgraceful hearing -- meeting with the secretary of state and general clapper, the head of dni, an fbi guy and a navy admiral. they told us nothing, and the very next day, in "the new york times" and "the washington post" was the hour-by-hour operation that took place. their answer when we asked that in this secret room, they would say, well, the investigation is still going on. well, obviously the investigation is still going on, but somehow, the media had -- i mean, almost exact detail, as you know. it was really an insult to the congress, to tell you the truth. >> so what needs to come out of this? i mean, does there need to be an
, the obama administration today rejected calls for u.n. ambassad suzanne rice to resign, rice was on sunday morning show circuit 5 days after the benghazi attacks, maintaining evidence that pointed then to a spantainous ac -- spontanious attack. statements proved false by sources in the intelligence community and state department, and reported by fox news. a spoke person for secretary of state clinton said that secretary believes rice has done 88 a suburb job as -- done a quote, suburb job as u.n. ambassador. contravened their statements to the american people. and congress. we'll take all that up he tonight with former cia operative, mike baker, author of "new york times" bestseller, the amateur, inside look at obama administration. ed klein, what would mildred friedman think of obamanomics. is t this a cover-up by the obaa administration? certainly the administration has stonewalled congress and the national media about details of what happened on september 11. the obama administration is chosen to rely on the fbi to investigate the terrorist attacks in benghazi. which killed 4 americans
ready for wednesday's rumble. >> well, the president's the president. he was at the u.n. giving two major speeches. he's been dealing with all sorts of international business, domestic business. he is at the white house a lot of the time preparing and i can tell you that his -- they have had to cancel times when he might or might not have been able to do preparation. it's my understanding mitt romney spent four or five days secluded somewhere. had five debates in 24 hours or 48 hours. and has senator portman with him every day on the airplane practicing. i'm here. i'm not traveling with the president or doing any of this. >> more expectations setting from senator kerrly and also making the point that being the job of president gets in the way of debate prep and leaving town and leaving washington helps for the president and doesn't hurt, wolf, picked a battleground state, nevada, to do the debate prep and going to other states. >> not far from denver, either. >> an easy jump over. also learning new details about how mitt romney's preparing for his first face to face contest with the
that killed our ambassador, chris stevens and others on the ground. on september 16th, the u.n. ambassador for this administration came on this program and this is how she described whether or not this was a deliberate act, a terrorist attack. this is what sizen wright said at that time. >> let me tell you best information we have at present. first of all, there's an fbi investigation which is ongoing and we look to that investigation to give us the definitive word as to what transpired. but putting together the best information that we have available to us today, our current assessment is that what happened in benghazi was in fact initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired hours before in cairo. almost a copycat of the demonstrations against our facility in cairo. which were prompted of course by the video. >> there's a caveat there, she said the fbi was still investigating. but the thought was it was a spontaneous reaction. a couple of days before that the libyan president said al qaeda was behind the attack. and days later, the president's spokesman, jay carney says th
, charlie. the israeli prime minister made a public appeal to the u.n. to set a firm ultimatum on iran to stop the nuclear development. he put pressure on the obama administration to take a tougher tone weeks ahead of the u.s. presidential election. >> reporter: israel's rhetorical red line. >> a red line should be drawn right here. >> reporter: became a literal one as prime minister benjamin netanyahu took to the u.n. general assembly with a red marker and a chart of what he says is iran's progress towards developing nuclear weapons. >> red lines don't lead to war. red lines prevent war, and i believe that faced with a clear red line, iran will back down. >> reporter: the prime minister's speech put in stark relief the differences between how the u.s. and israel view the threat of a nuclear iran. >> a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be contained. >> reporter: while president obama says he will not allow iran to gain nuclear weapons, he hasn't publicly declared a point of no return. that boundary may commit the u.s. to take military action. israel cannot destroy iran's n
news alert, moments ago the state department can defended u.n. ambassador susan rice after new calls went out this weekend demanding her resignation. congressional critics are angry that ms. rice was talking to the media some four days after a terror attack killed four americans in libya and telling reporters across this nation that it was a spontaneous protest that was behind the attack when fox news and now other news outlets have reported that the white house knew within 24 hours that this was a terror attack and not some spontaneous event. the administration is maintaining that they gave us the information as it evolved and as it came to be known by them. there is, at a minimum, some question about that. the white house is also facing tough new questions about the president's decision to attend a campaign event in vegas within 24 hours of the attack. white house senior adviser david plouffe -- keep in mind, this is the first time they've put the senior advisers out there since all this happened -- but they were on the sunday shows this weekend, and mr. plouffe was challenged outr
civilians were killed. the u.n. called on syria to respect the sovereignty of its neighbors. >>> if you're flying on american airlines today you may be in for a rough ride. american is cancelling dozens of its flights today as it works to fix seats. over the last week seats on three american flights came loose. american blames wear, poor design and spilled soda. seats are being removed and reinstalled. american cancelled 50 flights yesterday and 44 more today. >>> cbs money watch time now on a friday morning. crunching jobs numbers and a status update on a record number of facebook users. ashley morrison is here. >> reporter: asian markets edged up this morning after the bank of japan announced no change in the country's key interest rate. nikkei rose half a percent while the hang seng added half of a percent. today we get the latest snapshot on jobs. the labor department says on thursday that weekly unemployment applications were up by 4,000 last week, that's a level consistent with only modest hiring, some economists expect today's report will show a slight increase in unemployment. t
not secretary of state clinton? it was after al her responsibility, not the u.n. ambassador which was a great job and does nothing to do with our ambassador in libya. lou: to be clear, you are implying that the reason was the secretary clinton knew better and was not about to go out and line. >> i think that's a good hypothesis. lou: let's turn to another public appearance, that of the prime minister of israel. standing up saying he wants a clear, bold, red line. 90 percent is the level. the final stage for the iranians to have a nuclear bomb before that line is breached. this is not a discussion that has already been had with the president, not in discussion that is -- is started in a way as if he was a lone operator. >> he is. as the leader of the democratic society has an obligation to lay out for his assistance when he's going to it taken into military action. at think they're very close to that point. he has tried to have that discussion that the president and it has failed. that is what he was basically doing today, and he made some key points. he moved a little bit in the obama adminis
believe back to iraq in this case. >> current u.n. ambassador susan rice, who on the sunday after the killings claimed they were spontaneous mob actions and not coordinated acts of terrorism has written to three republican senators to say her statements that morning reflected quote, the intelligence community, that current assessment as that have date. and senators mccain, and johnson shot back, either the obama administration is misleading congress and the american people or it is blaming the entire failure on the intelligence community, unquote. bret. >> bret: continue to follow this, james, thank you. the syrian opposition says that rebels have captured an air defense base, new-- planes are pounding the central area of homes and said be to be the largest bombardments in months. and being extradited from britain to the u.s. al-masri's lawyers cited deteriorating mental and physical condition. the u.n. began talks on a broad trade embargo on iran. the islamic republic is reeling from western sanctions, amy kellogg shows us things are getting bad and worse. >> reporter: the irani
gill johnson and tucker carlson. tucker, president all this week, "i'm so sorry," at the u.n. "i'm so sorry." some movie trailer came out, it's wrong, it's disgusting. he did it, hillary did it, susanries did it, jay carney did it. why are they pandering this way? right here in america we have a group in dearborn that's trying to stop freedom of speech. where's the president on this in. >> because the left, contrary to popular opinion, is not the defender of free speech. you know, anytime you hear a person use the term "hate speech" you are listening to an attack on the first amendment, because you're hearing an argument that says there are things that says there are things so far out of the mainstream that they ought to be banned. slate, the online liberal magazine this week ran a piece that said we run the first amendment too seriously, there are things that are too offensive that they ought to be banned. it's a terrifying development. >> sean: tonight, it was the lead on drudge, as i was coming down to the program tonight, we're going to give another $450 million, the person that g
for the resignation of u.n. bambass dorsusan rice who, said that it appeared to be a spontaneous uprising against an anti-muslim video. >> five days went by. we have reports that intelligence people knew within 24 hours that this was a terror attack, yet, they sent her out to say things that were absolutely false and continue to do so, which is, again... really either as i say, willful, ignorance or abysmal lack of knowledge of the facts. >> reporter: but the administration claims it was so complex, they didn't know for sure it was a terror attack. and david axelrod saying, we don't want a president who shoots first and aims later. >> governor romney leaped out on this libya issue on the first day. and was terribly mistaken about what he said. that is not what you want in a president of the united states. and as for senator mccain, for whom i have great respect, he has disapproved of our approach in libya from the beginning. >> reporter: democrats say the focus needs to be on protecting american personnel in the future. >> thank you. another suspected incident of a deadly insider attack in afghan
/7, but apparently not during u.n. meetings. as "the new york post" highlighted here, the question about whether there was a snub not meeting with the israeli leader, e president is on "the view" just as u.n. world leaders are meeting. that was the headline of "the new york post" with their own point of view there. but is this -- is he not performing all of the critical roles of the presidency, particularly with the foreign policy crisis? with so many questions about management of the middle east, when you have a key united nations gathering, not to meet with world leaders, including netanyahu at a time of so much concern over iran? >> this president has been obviously in constant contact throughout the four years with world leaders. he's obviously been in deep consultation with prime minister netanyahu. obviously our administration has been in deep consultation with the defense and intelligence agencies in israel. so this president has been very, very focused on strengthens our alliances. he's built an unprecedented global effort in terms of sanctions against iran. so this president has led, an
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